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Italy :, Selected Issues

Abstract
This Selected Issues Paper focuses on structural reforms and fiscal devaluation in Italy. Italy’s economy has a number of important strengths. Despite these strengths, Italy’s economic performance has lagged behind its peers. The authorities’ reform plans are under way in different sectors of the country. In most cases, if reforms go in the right direction, their impact would depend on consistent and prompt implementation. The model-based analysis also suggests that the potential gains to the economy from deeper reforms can be sizable
Table Of Contents
Cover; Contents; I. Structural Reforms in Italy: Overview and Macroeconomic Impact; A. Introduction; B. Product Markets: Enhancing Competition and Deregulating; Tables; 1. Product Market Reforms--A Summary of Main Problems and Action Taken; C. Labor Market: Improving Participation and Productivity; 2. Labor Market Reform--A Summary of Main Problems and Actions Proposed; D. Assessing the Impact of Structural Reforms: Using IMF's GIMF; Box; 1. Turning Points in Growth and Structural Reforms; E. Reform Priorities and Implementation; Figures
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
"July 2012."
Physical Description
1 online resource (95 p.)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780129926375

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